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‘’This Is Not Mecca!’’ Residents of Irish Town Object to Plans for Mosque and Islamic Cultural Center

”This is Kilkenny, not Mecca!”

Kilkenny, Ireland

A planning application for a controversial new mosque and Islamic center in one of Ireland’s most touristic towns has been challenged in dozens of formal objections, with local residents recently attending a packed public meeting to voice their opposition to the project.

A decision is expected May 10th on the controversial proposal which could see Kilkenny City become a major center for Islam in Ireland, serving the south east of the country.
The application made on behalf of the Kilkenny Islamic Center seeks permission for a two-story mosque complete with dome and minaret, with adjacent living quarters and guest accommodation, classrooms, halal shop and community hall. The existing Islamic center has been located in a […]

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